Updates from Austin TV and radio stations – and a whole lot more.

Latest Austin radio ratings: Bob FM tops the list

3:08 pm Jul. 30, 2015

Once again, Bob’s the guy to beat on Austin’s radio dial.

In the latest Nielsen ratings, 103.5 KBPA-FM — known on air as Bob FM — ranks No. 1. It’s a familiar spot for the “We

Look for an Austinite on today’s ‘Jeopardy!’

10:29 am Jul. 27, 2015

Look for a Central Texan on “Jeopardy!” today.

Austinite Luke McQuage, an engineer, will pop up on an episode scheduled to air at 4:30 p.m. on NBC affiliate KXAN.

How’d he do? Well … you’ll just have

Fox’s ‘MasterChef’ is looking for Austin home cooks

4:31 pm Jul. 22, 2015

As the current season of Fox’s reality competition “MasterChef” rolls on, producers are already planning for Season 7. They’ll be landing in 11 cities looking for talented home cooks to compete against each other for

Winner picked for HGTV’s Austin Smart Home

4:29 pm Jul. 22, 2015

The wait is over … and, sorry to say, you didn’t win the gorgeous Austin home the HGTV cable network was giving away.

Unless you’re Isabel Villarreal, in which case congratulations are in order.

In addition to the home near Zilker Park, Villarreal, a Harlingen resident, got a Mercedes and $100,000. The total prize package was worth more than $1 million, HGTV said.

“I love Austin,” Villarreal says on HGTV.com. “The location

Morning co-host Sgt. Sam retiring from NewsRadio KLBJ

11:43 am Jul. 21, 2015

Longtime Austin radio personality Sgt. Sam Cox will retire at the end of the month.

Cox, part of the morning show on NewsRadio KLBJ (590 AM/99.7 FM), has been with the station for nearly three decades.


AM 1300 The Zone rolling out new morning show

9:37 pm Jul. 19, 2015

Big changes are coming to the lineup on AM 1300 The Zone this Monday, starting with a brand new morning show.

Sean Adams and Chip Brown will host “The Bottom Line” weekdays from 5 to 10

Austin-filmed ‘American Crime’ gets 10 Emmy noms

1:01 pm Jul. 16, 2015

Austin scored some serious Emmys love today.

The ABC network’s “American Crime,” which filmed here in 2014, snagged 10 nominations:

Outstanding Limited Series
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series (Felicity Huffman)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series